Apex Legends
Josh Wise by on May 11, 2022

Apex Legends surpasses $2 billion mark

EA has announced that Apex Legends, its free-to-play hero shooter, has now passed the $2 billion mark.

In the company’s financial report (via Eurogamer), EA executive Chris Suh said:

“Our healthy live services growth was driven by strength across our broad-based portfolio, mostly notably by Apex Legends and FIFA.”

Suh then went on to say that the game is “up over 40 percent for the year, taking it past the $2bn milestone in lifetime net bookings.”

The game is in its thirteenth season now, which is entitled Saviours. EA and Respawn released a gameplay trailer for Saviours last week:

The description reads:

“See how new Legend Newcastle wields his shield, the monstrous changes to Storm Point and the reworked Ranked system, all coming in Apex Legends: Saviors!”

I played the game when it first launched, and I really liked it. I said at the time:

“The sensation of dropping in is the most fun of any battle royale game I’ve played.”

I inevitably drifted away, however, as is the nature of these things. I concluded by saying, “It will be intriguing to see where Apex Legends takes us.” And the answer is: to season 13 and to $2 billion.

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Apex Legends

on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Release Date:

31 December 2019